President Obama Signs Sweeping Overhaul To No Child Left BehindPresident Obama on Thursday signed a sweeping overhaul to the No Child Left Behind law that mandated aggressive federal involvement in the nation's public schools over the last decade.
A Major Overhaul Of No Child Left Behind Is In The WorksA major overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act is in the works. This week the House passed the new Every Student Succeeds Act; and the Senate is expected to vote on the act next week.
Republicans Push To Update Education LawSen. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee Republican who is the incoming chairman of the Senate committee overseeing education, says his top education priority is fixing the landmark Bush-era law.
Study: Waivers Leave Behind At-Risk StudentsMillions of at-risk students could fall through the cracks as the Education Department gives states permission to ignore parts of No Child Left Behind, according to a study education advocates released Tuesday.
Texas Rethinking Its Testing, Curriculum StandardsTexas now appears ready to step back from the strenuous accountability policies it has long been a national leader in championing.
48 Percent Of Texas Schools Fail Federal StandardsNearly half of Texas public and charter schools failed to meet federal accountability standards based on the No Child Left Behind Law.
DISD Online Surveys Seeking Public's InputThe DISD is conducting two online surveys in an effort to get input from the public related to the district's decision making policies and parental involvement.
Dallas ISD Included In Newspaper Findings Of Suspicious Test ScoresHundreds of school systems nationwide exhibit suspicious test scores that point to the possibility of cheating, according to an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.